Lot 12 of 222:
Bible printed in Anglo-Saxon, 1698  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$660
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Heptateuchus, Liber Job, et Angelium Nicodemi; Anglo-Saxonice. Historiae Judith Fragmentum; Dano-Saxonice
Author:
Place:
Oxoniae
Publisher:
E Theatro Sheldoniano
Date:
1698
Description:

[8], 168, 32 pp. Text printed in Anglo-Saxon character apart from front matter in Latin. Engraved frontispiece; 2 engraved pictorial headpieces & 2 historiated initials. (8vo) 22.4x13.5 cm (8¾x5¼"), period calf, rebacked with modern calf, new endpapers.

Printing on Anglo-Saxon of the Heptateuch, or first seven books of the Bible, followed by Job and apocryphal Gospel of Nicodemus, and a fragment of Judith. Darlow & Moule 1606; Wing B2198. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
A little rubbing to the old calf; very good or better, quite clean internally.
 
Item number:
289209
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